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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from Turkish prison and is trying to get on the Russian side as soon as possible to give important information about the upcoming attack of the enemy. On his way he meets Varvara Suvorova, a young lady who is going to see her fiancée - a soldier of the Russian army. Erast also knows that there is a spy somewhere in the Russian army, everyone is under suspicion... Written by Pavel P.

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Didier Bienaimé, who played D'Hevrais, died at the age of 42 some months before the premiere of the film. See more »

Goofs

On Mizinov's map, Pleven is written as "Plevna", and the map is in color. First, on imported maps, Pleven was always written as "Pleven", and second, military maps were black and white with Russian words. See more »

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Followed by The State Counsellor (2005) See more »

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anachronism!!!
2 September 2006 | by (Türkiye) – See all my reviews

how could have the Russians made a mistake like that. Enver pasha was the famous general of the Turkish forces in Balkans and east front of the Türkiye. He was not just the spy. Anyway, i suggest that if the Russians want to improve the knowledge of their history in detailed they have to learn more about the Turkish history. Also Turkish historians act like this. In fact, only this fault enough to not watch this film. Also i wonder if the same fault made by Turkish, what reaction does the Russians shows. These historical films are very important for nations honor. Turkish republic is so sensitive for this event. We want to see an excuse and correction of the text..


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